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The plight of Hispanic teens at risk of becoming young parents illustrates how social... more »
posted 04/30/12
Why are Hispanic teens in Connecticut having more babies despite a national drop in teen... more »
posted 07/22/11

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Multi-million dollar initiatives to help at-risk and parenting teens across Connecticut call for “evidence-based” and “culturally appropriate” approaches – the mantra of experts assisting Hispanic youth, who have the highest number of teen births in the state.

Yanisha Claudio, 15, of Hartford, tenderly swaddled three-week-old Jordan, hoping he wouldn’t wake up. “He was crying until four o’clock in the morning,” said the weary Bulkeley High School freshman.